ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -- A late night storm popped up in the Ferguson area near Jennings Wednesday night.
The storm was powerful enought to knock out power to over 5,000 homes in the area. As of 5 a.m., , Ameren Missouri's website is reporting less than 100 homes are part of the outage.
The company has stated that there is a substation that went out, and they have crews on the scene to repair it. The exact cause of the outage is not known.